Welshpool & Area Events


Welshpool plays host to a range of events throughout the year.

For further details please contact the Tourist Information Centre:
Tel: 01938 552 043
Email: touristcentre@welshpooltowncouncil.gov.uk

The list below outlines events organised by the Town Council as well as local businesses and organisations

2018

JULY
Canal Boat Trips every Sunday. (And Saturday from the 21st) 01938 552 043

Thurs 19th: Brazil Nuts Trio, Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture. 8pm. Tickets £15 on Door, including a light supper. 01686 640 689
Fri 20th: Allegri Quartet, St Myllin's Church, Llanfyllin. Schubert, Mozart, Beethoven. 7.30pm. Tickets £19, Concessions £17. www.llanfyllinfestival.org.uk
Sat 21st: Trelystan Church Fete
Sat 21st: Pilates on the Lawn, Powis Castle. 9.45-10.45. £5 per Adult, Bring own Mat. Booking Advisable. Contact Pete Swanton, 07527 296 555
Sat 21st: Summer Fete, The Rhallt care Home. 12-4pm. Everyone Welcome
Sat 21st: Meifod Show. 3.30pm
Sat 21st/ Sun 22nd: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Vintage Weekend. 01938 810 441
Sat 21st/Sun 22nd: Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture, Berriew, Open 12pm-4pm. £3, concessions available. 01686 640 689
Sun 22nd: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Fish & Chips Train. 01938 810 441

Sun 22nd: House Visit, Gregynog. 2pm. Explore the Hall and enjoy tea & cakes. Booking required. 01686 650 224
Sun 22nd: Mid Wales Opera Gala, Gregynog. 6pm. Tickets £16. 01686 614 563
Sun 22nd: Allegri Quartet, St Myllin's Church, Llanfyllin. Bach, Mozart, Brahms. 7.30pm. Tickets £19, Concessions £17. www.llanfyllinfestival.org.uk
Mon 23rd/Thurs 26th: Royal Welsh Show.
Tues 24th: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Powys Castle. 7.00pm. Adults £16, Child £10. Booking Fee Applies. 0344 249 1895
Fri 27th: Mencap's Big Tea Party, Powis Castle. 10am-4pm. Free Event, Booking not Needed. 01938 551 920
Sat 28th: Pilates on the Lawn, Powis Castle. 9.45-10.45. £5 per Adult, Bring own Mat. Booking Advisable. Contact Pete Swanson, 07527 296 555
Sat 28th/Sun 29th: Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture, Berriew, open 12pm-4pm. £3, concessions available. 01686 640 689
Mon 30th: Book Launch 'The Fiddle' by Natalie Cumming. Welshpool Library, 11am.
Tues 31st: 'Be an Archaeologist' with Alex from CPAT. Powysland Museum. 11am-1.30pm. £3 per child, 3 and above. Under 8's accompanied by an Adult. Booking Advisable. 01938 554 656

 

AUGUST
Canal Boat Trips every Saturday & Sunday and Bank Holidays. 01938 552 043
Sat 4th/ Sun 5th:
Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Vintage Weekend. 01938 810 441
Sat 4th/ Sun 5th: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Young Members Weekend. 01938 810 441
Sat 4th/Sun 5th: Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture, Berriew, open 12pm-4pm. £3, concessions available. 01686 640 689
Sat 4th/Sun 5th: Rhiw Valley Light Railway Open Weekend. 10.30am-4.30pm. Adults £6, Concessions £4. Free Parking, Refreshments Available. www.rvlr.co.uk
Sun 5th: Welshpool Carnival
Tues 7th: 'Sparkle' with Andrew Logan. Powysland Museum. 11am-1.30pm. £3 per child, 3 and above. Under 8's accompanied by adult. Booking Advisable, 01938 554 656
Tues 7th: 'Give Blood', Cowshacc, Welshpool. 2pm-3.50pm, 5.30pm-7.20pm. Appointment Preferred. 0800 25 22 66
Tues 7th: Bingo, Corn Exchange. Doors Open 6.15pm, Eyes Down 7pm. Admission £1 including Refreshments
Tues 7th: Wild Play at Severn Farm Pond. 11am-1pm. £2 per child. Children must be accompanied by an adult. MWT. 01938 555 654
Wed 8th: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Fish & Chips Train. 01938 810 441
Thurs 9th: Guilsfield Show
Thurs 9th/Sun 12th: Phoenix Alternative Festival, Llanfyllin Workhouse. 01691 649 062
Fri 10th/Sat 11th: Shrewsbury Flower Show. Advance tickets available from the Tourist Information Centre, Welshpool
Sat 11th/Sun 12th: Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture, Berriew, open 12pm-4pm. £3, concessions available. 01686640 689
Sun 12th: House Visit, Gregynog. 2pm. Explore the Hall and enjoy tea & cakes. £10 per person. Booking required. 01686 650 224
Tues 14th: Wild Play at Severn Farm Pond. 11am-1pm. £2 per child. Children must be accompanied by an adult. MWT. 01938 55 654
Tues 14th: 'Beads & Beading', Powysland Museum. 11am-1.30pm. £3 per child, 3 and over. Under 8's accompanied by adult. Booking Advisable, 01938 554 656
Thurs 16th: Shakespeare at the Castle, 'The Merchant of Venice'. Montgomery. 7pm. 01686 668 442
Sat 18th: Montgomery Show
Sat 18th: Welshpool Music Festival
Sat 18th: A Powis Summer's Evening with Mid Wales Opera. 7pm-9pm. Adults (Advance) £12.50, Child £5. Booking Advisable. 0344 249 1895. Email; Lydia@midwalesopera.co.uk
Sat 18th/Sun 19th: Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture, Berriew, open 12pm-4pm. £3, concessions available. 01686 640 689
Sat 18th/ Sun 19th: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Vintage Weekend. 01938 810 441
Sat 18th/ Sun 19th: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Ham Radio Weekend. 01938 810 441
Tues 21st: 'Draw & Paint' with Helen Barker, Powysland Museum. 11am-1.30pm. Children age 3 and above. Under 8's accompanied by adult. Booking Advisable, 01938 554 656
Sat 25th: Berriew Show
Sat 25th: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Fish & Chips Train. 01938 810 441
Sat 25th/Sun 26th: Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture, Berriew, open 12pm-4pm. £3, concessions available. 01686 640 689
Sun 26th: Annual Jewellery Extravaganza, Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture. 6pm. £6 on the door. 01686 640 689
Sun 26th: Bettws Banger Racing. 11am. £6 Adult, £4 Children. Proceeds to Charity.
Sun 26th: House Visit, Gregynog. 2pm. Explore the Hall and enjoy tea & cakes. £10 per person. Booking required. 01686 650 224
Tues 28th: 'Jewellery & Jewellery Box', Powysland Museum. 11am-1.30pm. £3 per child age 3 and over. Under 8's accompanied by adult. Booking Advisable, 01938 554 656
Fri 31st: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Annual Gala Weekend. 01938 810 441

SEPTEMBER
Canal Trips every Sunday. 01938 552 043

Montgomery Music Month
Sat 1st: Llanfair Caereinion Show
Sat 1st/ Sun 2nd: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Annual Gala Weekend. 01938 810 441
Sat 1st/Sun 2nd: Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture, Berriew, open 12pm-4pm. £3, concessions available. 01686 640 689
Sat 1st/Sun 2nd: Rhiw Valley Light Railway Open Weekend. 10.30am-4.30pm. Adults £6, Concessions £4. Free parking, Light Refreshments Available. www.rvlr.co.uk
Tues 4th: Bingo, Corn Exchange. Doors Open 6.15pm, Eyes Down 7pm. Admission £1 including Refreshments
Thurs 6th: Wedding Open Evening, Gregynog. 6pm-9pm. 01686 650 224
Thurs 6th: The Hannah Lockerman Band. Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture. £15 on Door. Includes light Supper. 0186 640 689
Sat 8th: Open Doors, Powis Castle & Garden. 10am-5pm. Free Entry
Sat 8th/Sun 9th: Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture, Berriew, open 12pm-4pm. £3, concessions available. 01686 640 689
Sun 9th: Open Doors, Gregynog. 12pm-4pm. 01686 650 224
Sun 9th: Open Doors, Llanfyllin Workhouse. 10am-5pm. Free Entry

Sat 15th/ Sun 16th: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Teddy Bear Weekend. 01938 810 441
Sat 15th/Sun 16th: Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture, Berriew, open 12pm-4pm. £3, concessions available. 01686 640 689
Weds 19th: Bird Group Talk 'Shropshire Birds- A Diverse Picture' with Alan Heath. Welshpool Methodist Church. 7.30pm. 01938 555 654
Sat 22nd/Sun 23rd: Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture, Berriew, open 12pm-4pm. £3, concessions available. 01686 640 689
Sat 22nd/ Sun 23rd: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Vintage Weekend. 01938 810 441
Sun 23rd: Walk for Tease in Aid of Hope House
Sun 23rd: Forden Vintage Classic Bike & Car Show. 10am. SY21 8NE
Thurs 27th: Jimmy Smith, A Rediscovery. Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture. £15 on Door. 01686 640 689

Fri 28th/Sun 30th: 1940's Weekend, Welshpool. welshpool1940sweekend.co.uk 
Fri 28th: Flower Festival, Welshpool Methodist Church. 10am-4pm. Admission by Donation

Fri 28th: A Salute to the 1940's, The Ultimate Wartime Variety Show. Town Hall. 2pm (Doors Open 1.30pm)Tickets £8.50, Concessions £6.50. Tickets from Welshpool Jewellers or Theatre Hafren.
Sat 29th: Flower Festival, Welshpool Methodist Church. 10am-4pm. Admission by Donation
Sat 29th: Tea Dance, Church House, Welshpool. 2.00pm-5.00pm. £5
Sat 29th: Blitz Ball with Ashby Little Band, Town Hall. 7.30pm. Tickets from Welshpool Jewellers or Theatre Hafren. More Information ring 07782 166 342
Sat 29th: An Evening with Iolo Williams, Gregynog. 7pm. Tickets £35 including Buffet. Booking required. 01686 650 224
Sat 29th/Sun 30th: Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture, Berriew, open 12pm-4pm. £3, concessions available. 01686 640 689
Sun 30th: Flower Festival, Welshpool Methodist Church. 1pm-4pm. Admission by Donation
Sun 30th: John Poole Memorial Concert with RAF Cosford Band and Shawbury Military Wives Choir. 7.30pm. Welshpool Methodist Church. Doors open 7pm. Advance Tickets £10 from Welshpool Jewellers or Theatre Hafren. More Information at 07782 166 342
Sun 30th: 'Unknown Soldier', WW1 Play, Church House. 2pm, Doors open 1.30pm. Tickets £6.50, Seniors £5.50, U14's £4.50. 0778 2 166 342
Sun 30th: House Visit, Gregynog. 2pm. Explore the Hall and enjoy tea & cakes. £10 per person. Booking required. 01686 650 224
Sun 30th: Race the Train, Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway

OCTOBER
Fri 5th/ Sat 6th: Monty's Brewery Oktober Fest at The Cottage, Montgomery
Fri 5th-Sun 7th: Montgomery Walking Festival
Sat 6th/Sun 7th: Rhiw Valley Light Railway Open Weekend. 10.30am-4.30pm. Adults £6, Concessions £4. Free parking, Refreshments Available. www.rvlr.co.uk
Sat 13th/Sun 14th: National Garden Scheme, Dingle Nursery Garden. 9am-5pm. £3.50, Child Free
Sun 14th: NGS Day, Gregynog. 11am-4pm. Adult £3, child £1. 01686 650 224
Weds 17th: Bird Group Talk,'An Illustrated Talk with Simon Boyes'. Welshpool Methodist Church. 7.30pm. 01938 555 654
Fri 19th: Flag Up Ceremony for Remembrance, 2.00pm. Tourist Information Centre
Sun 21st: House Visit, Gregynog. 2pm. Explore the Hall and enjoy tea & cakes. £10 per person. Booking required. 01686 650 224
Sun 21st: NGS Glansevern Hall Gardens. 10.30am-5pm. Adult £7.50, Child£3.50
Thurs 25th: Tales & Tunes. Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture. £11 on Door. 01686 640 689
Sat 27th: Mid Wales Model Railway Show, Welshpool Town Hall. 10.30am – 4.30pm. Admission £4. Accompanied children go free
Sat 27th: Halloween at Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. 01938 810 441
Sat 27th: Halloween Ball, Gregynog. 7pm. £35 per ticket, minimum of 8 tickets. Booking required. 01686 650 224
Sat 27th/Sun 28th: Halloween Weekend, Gregynog. 11am-3pm. £5 per child. Booking not required. 01686 650 224

NOVEMBER
Sat 3rd: Firework Night, Maesydre
Fri 9th: Festival of Remembrance
Fri 9th: Festive Wine Tasting, Gregynog. 7pm. £20. Booking required. 01686 650 224
Sun 11th: Remembrance Day
Sat 17th: Craft Fair, Corn Exchange. 10am-3.30pm. 07813 796 250
Sun 18th: Winter Birdwatch at Llyn Coed y Dinas. 2pm-4pm. 01938 555 654
Weds 21st: Bird Group Talk 'Forty Years on Farne Islands' with Graham Wren. Welshpool Methodist Hall. 7.30pm. 01938 555 654
Sun 25th: Flag Down Ceremony, Tourist Information Centre. 12.30pm
Fri 30th: Welshpool Christmas Lights

DECEMBER
Sat 1st: Welshpool Winter Festival
Sun 2nd: Christmas Concert by Gregynog Young Musicians, Gregynog. 3pm. Tickets £15. 01686 650 224
Tues 4th: Christmas Decorations Workshop, Gregynog. 10am-4pm. £40 per person including morning coffee, two cousre lunch & afternoon tea. Booking required. 01686 650 224
Thurs 6th: Christmas Decorations Workshop, Gregynog. 10am-4pm. £40 per person to include morning coffee, two course lunch & afternoon tea. Booking required. 01686 650 224
Sat 8th/Sun 9th: Santa's Grotto, Gregynog. 11am-3pm. £5 per child. Booking not required. 01686 650 224
Sun 9th: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Santa Specials. 01938 810 441
Sat 15th: Pantomime 'Aladdin', Gregyog. 1pm & 3pm. Adults £12, child £7, family £32. Booking required. 01686 650 224
Sat 15th/ Sun 16th: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Santa Specials. 01938 810 441
Sun 16th: Festive Lunch, Gregynog. £24.95 per person, child £12.95. Booking Required. 01686 650 224
Sat 22nd/ Sun 23rd: Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway Santa Specials. 01938 810 441
Fri 28th: Christmas Rock n Roll Night with Two Alike, Church House Welshpool